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The University of California Board of Regents has chosen Michael Witherell to lead Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Mike was director of Fermilab from 1999 to 2005.
Fermilab Director Pier Oddone, who took office on July 1, will be the guest speaker at the lab’s Ask-a-Scientist program on Sunday, August 7, at 1 p.m.
Robert Rathbun Wilson, a Wyoming cowboy who built the world’s highest-energy particle accelerator laboratory with the eye of an artist, the shrewdness of a banker and the conscience of a human rights activist, died late Sunday night at a retirement home in Ithaca, New York, near Cornell University. He was 85.
Universities Research Association, Inc., which operates the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, has named Michael Witherell, a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a distinguished career in experimental particle physics, to succeed Fermilab Director John Peoples, Jr., on July 1.